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Master Props

February 16, 2012 Suzy Berkowitz 0

Adrienne Call is not just a props master — she is the props master. Third-year theater tech major Call is the only theater tech major enrolled in New Paltz with a design concentration and an emphasis in properties (props). Because she’s the only student officially studying props, Call has faced several challenges and opportunities during her years at SUNY New Paltz. “It’s very hard,” Call said. “I feel like there are a lot of demands put on me and expectations of me because I’m the only one willing to help out with props. The fact that I like doing it makes them expect even more out of me. It makes me expect more out of me.” Call’s job as props master includes finding, buying and procuring all props necessary for a theatrical production. […]

Theater May Come To Water Street

February 16, 2012 Clarissa Moses 1

New Paltz residents Howard Sachar and Chuck Silver are planning to build a three-screen art house movie theater in Water Street Market (WSM) in order to draw community members together and develop connections through Theatre Arts. “We have long dreamed of having a great […]

‘I Am A Woman,’ Hear Me Roar

March 17, 2011 Rachel Freeman 0

Second-year communications major Cinthia Pimentel founded The Warriors dance team last fall in hopes of creating something out of the ordinary. None of the existing groups fit her style of dancing. Pimentel didn’t want her team to do just one type of dance. She wanted instead to have all different types of dancers, to create a judgement and stress-free zone. To emphasize this, she held a different sort of tryout. Dancers were allowed to do any dance they […]